Biomedical Sciences

PhD research programmes

We offer a range of research areas for study at PhD level.

Our approach ranges from molecules to man, from bench to bedside and from process to population. Our Centres and Institutes bring together basic and clinical academic staff in broad, thematic research concentrations encompassing basic sciences, translational and clinical research.

Tuition fees

You can find tuition fees on our degree finder.

Wellcome Trust funded 4 year PhD programmes

Exciting PhD opportunities are available on the following cross College prestigious Wellcome Trust funded 4 year Phd programmes

MRC Precision Medicine Doctoral Training programme

The University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with the University of Glasgow and the Karolinska Institute, has received a prestigious MRC award for a Doctoral Training Programme in Precision Medicine, a new and exciting programme integration between informaticians, clinicians and life scientists

EASTBIO 4-yr PhD programmes

4-yr PhD projects funded under the EASTBIO programme. Please note application deadline is the  5th January 2020.

Further information can be viewed here on the EASTBIO web site

Looking for a PhD?

We welcome applications for PhDs that are also available through our Centres and Institutes

Further information

General information on applying for a PhD in one of our Centres/Institutes